Just when you thought the console war was dying down, evidence has appeared to suggest a new, slimmer, and cheaper version of the Sony PlayStation 3 will arrive later this month. DailyTech has rounded up some of that evidence, pointing to both FYE and Kmart ads that tease the new console.
The FYE ad simply shows $299.99 and $399.99 price tags for the 80GB and 160GB versions of the PS3, respectively—$100 less than usual. However, a quick visit to K-mart's website reveals this in the front-page ad rotation:
Clicking the ad leads to this listing for a "Sony PS3, SLIM PRESELL 2" priced at $299.99. No pictures or specifications have made their way onto the page yet, but the word "slim" in the title definitely hints to a new version of the console rather than a straight price cut. In any case, Kmart quotes a release date of August 24 (next Monday).
|Corsair grooms its Bulldog living-room PC with a sleeker coat||6|
|Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch lineup Tizen to Galaxy phones||3|
|Deus Ex: Mankind Divided extras tied to preorder sales numbers||9|
|Apple and Cisco get friendly with a strategic partnership||3|
|Catalyst 15.8 beta drivers add Oculus SDK support||2|
|Google bridges the divide between Android Wear and iOS devices||15|
|MSI's GTX 980 Ti Lightning glows with mystic light||9|
|GeForce 355.82 drivers are ready for The Phantom Pain||8|
|Get your PAX 2015 report right here||0|
|auxy, give SSK back his login!||+36|